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It Isn't Easy Being Green

Its a part of who I am. I started rooting for the Jets when I was nine years old because I wanted to be different from all the Giant fans around here. Over the years I've lived with being second fiddle, with having to start a phone call campaign to keep them on TV on Sunday afternoons. I've lived with gut wrenching losses and lost seasons. Inside of all of that what was most important was hope. Like the Brooklyn Dodgers of the 1940s and '50s. Wait til next year. Its about hope and belief. Yeah, I know sports is a business and I know that players are over paid. But there is still a nine year old kid inside me that believes in those men in green. That they will win for me and, for once, I'll be on top of the NFL mountain.
Dave748 Dave748 46-50, M 8 Responses Jul 1, 2010

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uhm hey now pittsburg steelers

Can't hate on the Steelers. Class organization all the way.

i born there

Pittsburgh is a nice city. I've been there a couple of times.

yes it is its fixed up nice now

Do you still live there?

nope i southern belle now

You prefer warm weather?

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Well you stick by your team even though they aren't doing great. That's dedication. :)

Thanks! And its not going to get any easier this season.

You'll never know. This could be the Jets turn around year.

Its going to be tough without an experienced QB. I was counting on Garrard, but he can't go.

I feel your pain, I'm a life long Detroit Lions fan. Doesn't get much worse than that. Lol. At least I have my Tigers, can't wait!

I've always liked the Lions too. I think it was because I got to see them every Thanksgiving.

Ah, the Cubbies! Now there is a team after my own heart!

Lovely sentiments. The world is full of fair weather friends. Your devotion to the green men is admirable.<br />
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As a lifelong Cubs fan, I know a bit about this sort of thing. Hope springs eternal. :-D

it ain't easy being green-truer words were never spoken!from the arrogant giant fans to the dodger allusion,it all rings true.now that it is quite evident that they will never again be theNY JETS,LETS HOPE THAT REX CAN PULL A RABBIT OUT OF HIS HAT NEXT YEAR-SUPER BOWL.thanks for thispiece-just great!

Thanks, my friends! And there is always, next year.

You make my day, Friend!

This is so very beautifully written! ..:)